Soil testing made easy with scanner

An expert from SoilCares Ltd demonstrates how a mobile soil testing machine works. SoilCares Ltd has launched a high-end technology soil scanner, SoilCares Scanner, that will enable smallholder farmers easily carry soil tests before planting to enhance productivity. FILE PHOTO | ISAIAH ESIPISU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • SoilCares Scanner provides on-the-spot soil analyses and fertiliser recommendations.
  • By using the scanner and the complementary training, farmers will gain knowledge about their soils and correct use of fertiliser to improve productivity.
  • It is also important for smallholder farmers to use healthy seeds, however, good yields starts with the soil.

An agri-tech company has launched a high-end technology that will enable smallholder farmers easily carry soil tests before planting to enhance productivity.

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